Development Blog

At FoCul we pride ourselves in our technical skills and knowledge. We have developed this knowledge in large part through the IT community and this blog is one of our ways of giving back.

We have benefited greatly from the input of other members in the tech community. This BLOG is one of the ways that we give back and help others to enjoy developing modern web applications.

Solved : Before Mail Arrives Agent stops inbox refreshing

This was a new one to me and IBM support did a great job of helping us to find the issue. We modified a customers mail template to add some core business functionality that processed the inbound emails before they appeared in the in-box and provided some quick filing...

FoCul Introduction to Chemicals North West

This is an extended version ( 20 minutes ) of the presentation that we gave to other members of Chemicals North West. The presentation includes short presentations of the ABB Risk Based Inspection application, our Management of Change for Process Safety Application...

Configuring Mandrill to work with Domino for SMTP routing

Mandrill is a cloud service which is used to ensure that transactional emails such as password resets get through to end users without falling foul of spam filters. We have had to move to using this with our SaaS XPage apps as it seems to be increasingly difficult to...

Getting Sametime meetings to work with Chrome 42 and NPAPI

If you get a message saying that your Java Plugin is not supported when you go to share a screen in "Sametime" you need to adjust your chrome settings as per this note https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml The change takes a few seconds : In your URL bar,...

Asset Wiki 3.1 Beta Build Available

The week 3.1 beta version Asset Wiki V3 is now available at http://www.focul.net/aw-weekly There is obviously more work to do but this beta ( now updated weekly ) will give you an idea how the system will work. We will add a guide to the features shortly but the key...